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  1. Marine Depot
    VIDEO: Fluconazole for Green Hair Algae and Bryopsis How To Treat Your Tank with Flux Rx from Blue Life USA
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hi everyone, going through a standard GHA battle. I just wanted to share some of my thoughts/experiences with treatments since its such a popular issue and see if anyone can add anything. First off, I recognize that a GHA outbreak is just a visible symptom of an ongoing issue, and not the...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all, My tank is a 220, currently home to about a dozen fish (all 3inches or less long) (cardinals, chromis, juvie yellow tang/hippo tang/emp angel, clown pair, etc + some snails/crabs/corals/nem/tux urchins etc.) I feed about 1/2tsp of food a day, plus some nori every other day or so. I run...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    had a sever hair algae outbreak. I try to do research but everything on google comes back over 5years ago. with todays info things have to be simpler. all started when i bought a watchman goby for a pistol shrimp i had. all of the sudden the shrimp was stirring all the sand with gave me a...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    What is the best thing to eat green hair algae? I was told green emerald crabs so i got like 4 or 5 of them and they do munch on it, so should i just buy quite a few more of them? Is it ok to take a toothbrush and scrub the hair algae off the rocks inside the tank? Thanks
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Ok so I have been battling GHA for a while. I blame it on not cooking my dry rock before setting up. Tank is 5 months old and 3 months post cycle. I scrubbed the rocks free of severe GHA with a toothbrush and added a large amount of fresh GFO to my reactor. Then...the water went very cloudy...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Before I dose MG to increase it to 1500, do you guys think this is GHA or bryopsis? Please let me know!
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Alright so I've got a hair algae problem that started about 11 days ago, just about the same time I went fish less and about a week after putting my Radions in (50% intensity). Last Monday during my water change, I took a bunch of rock out and scrubbed it in a bucket. I do weekly 10% changes...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    So as my aquarium hits 140 days old today, I had some small green hair algae a few days ago and now some I would consider a minor invasion. I've been fishless for almost a week now and was feeding every other day. Nitrates are 20-40 and phosphate is still 0.25 or lower. It seems this is...
  10. Nano Reefs
    So I finally decided last January that fresh water just wasn't enough fun. In Feb 2014 I purchased a used JBJ Nano 12, put some new 50/50 bulbs in it, read every imaginable forum, and started my first reef tank. I figured since I've been leeching information from these forums for months now, it...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    So I'm in a heated battle with green hair algae, the evil fast growing monster that it is. I'm a little tired of digging my rock out of the aquarium to brush it with a toothbrush, just to have it all grow back within 3 days. Which means I wasted countless hours of my time performing such a task...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    As you guys all probly know. Bubble algae is impossible to get rid of. I had a tank literally covered in it. As i didnt know what they were at first and started razoring and toothbrushing them SMH. Any how the trick is pulling the rock out of the water and razor it off rinse are with fresh water...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    I cannot figure out what is causing my green hair algae outbreak it is everywhere. I went and picked all of it but it just came back. Here are my tank specs: phosphate: 0.1ppm (bit high but it has been sitting here before the outbreak) nitrates: 0ppm nitrites: 0ppm ammonia: 0ppm calcium: 470ppm...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    I started my tank in March, and ever since then I'd had increasingly huge problems with cyano. It finally got to the extreme end and I had to take action, so I treated with Chemiclean. It did work and the Cyano is gone - but, that immediately started a huge bloom of green hair algae. I figure by...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 12 gallon nano that has two clowns a LTA and about 10 lbs of LR. I have an issue with my pencil urchin who seems to have a ton of old coraline growth on him. The urchin's spins must be filled with phosphates as the only place I have anything green is on his spines. He looks like a green...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    I'm in a constant battle trying to figure out my algae problem , iv read reviews on it and I'm guessing from the article s that it's phosphate problem so I picked up some fluvale lab series phosphate remover anybody got a few tips?
  17. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all, I've just set up a 350 ltr marine tank with a 50 ltr sump, the tank how now been cycling for the past 3 weeks,all ha s been going well and all parameters are where they should be but over the past few days green algae hair has started growing on the live rock closed to the surface of the...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 65 gallon reef tank.I have 60 pounds live rock 60 pounds live sand. I had 4 striped leg hermits that were keeping it under control but they were killing all my snails,cleaner shrinp,and some of my anemone! So I moved them to my sump. Since then I have a lot of green hair algae all of...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all, So after researching for weeks i am searching for some ideas. It all started about 5 months ago when upgraded my bulbs in my T5 fixture. I don't believe its related but the timing seems right. I have a back wall covered in green hair algae and continues to regrow on my 60+ pounds of...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    I do not have the exact information on specs that are necessary, nobody kill me for being the LEAST involved aquarist ever. I inherited a saltwater tank from an exboyfriend and all has been well for about 4-5 years. This is as close as I can say to specs: 75 Gallons Sand/crushed coral substrate...
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